Skip to main content

About your Search

20120701
20120731
STATION
WJZ (CBS) 18
WBAL (NBC) 12
WBFF (FOX) 9
WMAR (ABC) 8
WTTG 3
KGO (ABC) 1
KPIX (CBS) 1
WJLA (ABC) 1
WNUV (CW) 1
WRC (NBC) 1
WUSA (CBS) 1
LANGUAGE
English 59
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 59 (some duplicates have been removed)
crews discovered a rift. the project should take about two weeks, and some residents in baltimore city, anne arundel, and howard county may notice a slight decrease in water pressure. officials are urging residents to conserve water as much as possible during those repairs. >> it will be hot for those men and women working on that water main today. the heat back on. hd doppler is showing high clouds through harford county, northern baltimore county, down to montgomery county and bc we are talking about as hot temperatures. i am afraid to use the triple digits, but by wednesday, we could see those. 89 at the airport. humidity is not too bad right now. it will build over the next couple of days. it will end, i promise. i will talk about it in the insta-weather-plus forecast. >> a man is shot and killed in home invasion in baltimore city, and two others are heard. it happened on a lothian road in baltimore. we will keep you updated on the tv 11 and wbaltv.com. now to the latest on the search for the accused gunman over the weekend. investigators said saturday night, 29-year-old tuan thiam
... baltimore city... baltimore county... carroll county... howwrd county... harfood ccunty... the recovery continues. friday's massive storms a million b-g-e customers without powee. power. joel d. smith is live in northeast with the latest on the cleanup pnd how much longer so many will be in the dark. good morning joel . &pjoel d. (ad lib) schools, businessess traffic lights.... you name it, so many are still feeling theeresults of those nasty storms, and t lookk like it will take the rest of the week to restore power to aal. in so maay areas,,here's the storr now... ddwned trees still littering roads anddand backyards. power linee didn't staad a chhnce. b-g-e crews have estored power to more cussooers.... buu still nearly 250 thousand remain without power this morning. restooe power, to more oo an endurance test now.... and bareable. 3 2044 just sitting in thee basement..... hoping it will come back oo soon. 3040 it was a bit of a maze phougg, so many trees nooked down... gotten better each day. day..- 42 baltimore county public school buildings are without power and will be c
problems that are continues in baltimore city. east monument closed between wolfe street and patterson park avenue because of that sink hole. take orleans street or madison avenue for that matter. also we have a closure west franklin and park heights remains closed between violet and omen. watch out for that water main break that has two right lanes blocked, east lombard at light street. things are moving along just fine on the west side of the beltway. for instant traffic updates any time you can always count on us at wjz.com. don, back to you. >> thank you . >>> here's what people are talking about this morning. the search continuing for the man who kidnapped vie ripken earlier this week. police have new clues in the case. mike schuh is live with the story. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning. if there's ever a crime in public one of the first thing police look for is surveillance photos. in this case they have them. >> look, here's the man police say kidnapped vie ripken at gunpoint from the garj -- garage of her home. . >> he was wearing a white shirt, a long white shirt, blu
online at wbaltv.com. a baltimore city police detective is off the force tonight after admitting to stealing groceries. just the latest piece of troubling news being followed from the city police department. prosecutors claim that in march, darlene early's daughter ran at nearly four hundred dollars for the groceries for only about $100 for her mother, as a security guard watched the transaction. early was required to resign today after admitting that that. city fire chief james clack says he is serious about negotiating a raise for firefighters yesterday. a contract extension with an 18% salary hike for him was approved. it sparked outrage from union members said their latest contract offer amounts to a decrease in the galerie -- in the hourly rate. >> if the firefighters don't get a raise next year, i will donate my whole race to the fire foundation, which is a non- profit that goes to benefit firefighters who are injured or killed in a line of duty. >> the latest offer on the table would move firefighters to the three-shift system where the average work week would be 56 hours
dot com--lash-foxbaltimore and on twitter.... "at fox baltimmre". agaii.. it all star. baltimore city fire chief jjmms clack says he may donate his recent pay hike to charity. given to clack by the mayor ee-3 has come under fire---- for it's bad timing.... hile the ccty closee fire houses and rasies health insurance premiums for fire fighhers.nnw clack ssys he wiil donate he foundation...... if rank aad file ffre fighters re not given the same increase in pay mayor has dfended the ct.the raise..... citing a steep decrease in city fire deaths under clack's leadership. thousands of dollars injecting dancers with silicone.... appeared in federal court to be sentenced.feddral prosectors say the woman actually uued super glue..... to keep the non-medical silicone froo leaking out. out.crime and jussice reporter joy lepola live outside the federal courthouse here the joy?ence was uss handed down. kimberly smedley was sentenced to hree years. in federal court.incue:agologized for her action over an 8 ear period.... the east coast injecting wooen often secretly meet with d custome
reported four years ago. the city of baltimore is getting hundreds of millions of dollars from wells fargo bank to settle claims that the company had been engaging in discriminatory lending practices. kai reed is live outside city hall. we hear this is the second- largest beer lending settlement in the department's history. >> that is correct. the lawsuit first filed by the city of baltimore back in 2008 alleged that wells fargo steered minority home buyers into subprime loans simply because of the color of their skin. a settlement agreement has been made that includes a payout of $175 million in several metropolitan areas. 34,000 victims were identified and the lawsuits nationwide. the 1000 from the baltimore area will receive a total of $2.50 million in restitution. wells fargo will also provide four 0.5 borrows million to this city for lending assistance program -- $4.5 million to the city for lending assistance programs. the celebrated the victory this afternoon at city hall. >> today, it is not about the past. puts aside our legal challenges allows us to move forward palaver tillery o
cigarettes the average price is now more than $5 a pack. >>> new, baltimore city will receive seven and a half million dollars of a 175 million-dollar settlement with wells fargo over accusations it discriminated against minorities, in violation of fair labor laws in 36 states. baltimore filed the suit in 2008 because of the subprime lending practices targeted minority neighborhoods in the city. >> if you are african american or latino, you are more likely to be placed in a subprime loan or pay more for the mortgage loan though you are qualified and deserved better treatment. >> they have agreed to commit to lending more than 400 million in baltimore city for the next five-years with more than 100 million for low and moderate income residents. >>> new report showed foreclosures are up from 26% from the end of last year. california based report says that one in 300 homes in foreclosure in maryland. they report there is about a 8% drop from this time a year ago. >>> that pit bulldog rolling in maryland is on hold after the court ruled that pit bull owners would be liable if the dog
&baltimore city fire chief james clack says he mmy donate his recent pay hike to charity. charityythe two percenn raise given to claak by the mayor has come nder fire---- for it's bad timing.... while the rasies health insurance preeiums ffr fire fighters.now clack says he ill donate the raise to the baltimore fire foundation...... if rank and file fire fighters are not given the same increase in pay in their next contract.the raise..... citing a steep decreaae in city fire deathss under clack's leadershii. new toniggt... tonight...a baltimore city police officer who stole groceries from this food depot on belair road in northeast baltimore...haa been asked to &presign from the police force. investigators saa thaa in intentiinally under-charged her mother - detective darlene early - by about 300 dollars. both of them pled guilty.both oo them receeved probation before judgement.early also hassto re-pay the store. baltimore city police need finding the person in this sketch.the suspect is wanted for trying to sexually assaalt a oman near the intersection of liberty heights and wabash
in comes at an north baltimore. wells fargo will grant the city $3 million in annual funds for local housing initiatives. >> an employee of a colombian nonprofit is under investigation tonight after a search warrant was served on the columbia housing corporation. lowell melser joins us live from howard county police headquarters with details. >> we have been able to confirm that howard county police detectives are looking into one employee at the nonprofit columbia housing corporation. at this point they will not reveal what it is about. if you did not know where to look, you would probably miss it. tucked away in a corner lot in this industrial park in colombia is the headquarters of the columbia housing corporation. according to its web site, it is the premier nonprofit agency in howard county, providing safe, high-quality, affordable rental housing to low and moderate income families and those who are physically and mentally challenged. so why would police served a warrant their wednesday? >> we did receive an allegation of possible improper activity. we have not arrested or charg
. >> protesters rallied against proposed tax breaks for the superblock project in west baltimore. the city board of estimates gave a thumbs-up to the project. the waiver would be followed by five years of incremental tax increases. the dispute between the mayor and joan pratt continues. pratt contends she is circumventing the procurement process using the phone equipment. >> what do i want a response to her comment. the contract saves the city money. >> in motion for a new phone system contract with ibm was -- >> the attorney for julius henson wants his client released from jail. his attorney filed a request citing the health of henson's mother. he is serving a 60-day jail sentence. a judge has denied that request. -- will learn the before the findings are release, at several key figures are defending themselves in the court of public opinion. we have the latest from state college, pennsylvania. >> as jerry sandusky sits in a jock, some 08 another verdict. >> the mandate is clear. >> and state hired louis free -- ree. state hired louis fo >> this examination will look into any gaps and -- >> the
remains in the cecil county jail on the $200,000 bond. >>> baltimore city fire chief jim clack makes the decision regarding his controversial pay raise. his new contract gives him an 18% salary jump by 2018. the move has caused an uproar in the fire union since it comes as some firecompanies are being closed. today, chief clack says that firefighters do not get their pay raise, he will donate his to the city fire department's fire foundation. >>> well, we are enjoying another day of beautiful weather. lots of sunshine, with some scattered clouds. not too hot out there. just really perfect. meteorologist tim williams is updating our first warning conditions. >> >> we are looking at high pressure solidly in control in our forecast. but we have rain not too far from the south. but what that means is that clouds have been cast in our direction as a result of all of that shower activity and storms. all along that stationary front. that front was our friend. it's the front that changed all of our dynamics from the 100- degree temperatures a week ago. but it stalled to the south. clouds and
decades on the baltimore city police force. but now an officer is forced to resign in disgrace. mary is in the newsroom with more on this case. >> reporter: the detective and her daughter both pleaded guilty today to theft. police sayanderson undercharged her mother. as she brought groceries at this food depot. a security officer spotted what was going on and alerted managers. today, early received probation judgment. early must serve three months probation. >>> anderson received six months supervised probation. air a woman who injected potentially deadly substances. wjz is live in federal court. mike hellgren with more on the sentence and reaction to it. mike? >> vic, she says she was just trying to feed her family and told the judge she accepted responsibility. in addition to those three years, she get a $25,000 fine, far less than the $2 fifty,000 fine the government wanted. can't say anything. >> she said she was just trying to get people to feel better about themselves. never realizing the danger. federal prosecutors say it was industrial grade. the kind used in paint and furnit
, wbaltv.com. it is now official, the baltimore city fire chief is getting a good sized pay raise in the contract extension. this is much to the dismay of the city firefighter union and at least to the elected officials. let's go live to city hall tonight for more on that story. >> the chief will get an 18% increase in pay, but let's put this in perspective. it will happen over the duration of his five-year contract. you have to give the fire chief credit for this fire deaths since 1938. he's established operation care to cut down on residents using ambulances as taxis and moving the fire department to a new computer dispatch system. >> our record of fire safety and the work he is doing is being recognized. >> the chief will receive a 18% raise in pay over the next five years. his current salary is more than $161,000 a year. the contract extension generated vigorous debate and protests at the city board vestments meeting. >> this increase is not negotiated with local 960. >> [inaudible] >> the firefighters' union zero did on the pay increase. comes as three fire companies face clo
wants to rewrite the rules on social media. >> the latest heated battle in baltimore city's fire department is over twitter and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after some criticism of the mayor and chief online, including con controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire documents are closing. one tweet said, save yourself, there's no medics but you can call the mayor on the video phone. the department says the new guidelines are not to effect free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and bount bound -- boundaries for which our members are communicate concerns. >> still the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawyers and the department next week. >> that's our main concern is firefighters are protected. that's our only concern. >> i want to make sure our remembers are covered -- members are covered. >> the employees can face punishment in limited situations. the maryland general assembly that says you do not have to share your user names and passwords with your employers. >> it's like tapping a phone and l
. >> there needs to be art and music in every school in baltimore city. not only that, everybody doesn't have a space to do this after school thing and -- the doors need to stay hope in the school schools. >> not every school is open late and many don't have art or music as a regular part of the day. some have limited classes, others have nonef. you can draw like this, being creative is a big deal. >> art is anything that expresses just who you are, what do you do. anything. everything. they need more but ain't have it. >> reporter: programs like this fill the art gap that many schools can't fill because of funding. money from gamblelling is supposed to help as the state thinks about what to do with it in maryland people here want good art and creative kids. you need to start by growing creatist. >> social studies, art, just -- more field trips when i was going to school i went on trips. you know places. to learn more. more things, just engage them more. give them a life as far as more experience. >> reporter: if you really want to see what the art dear sir do to children and what helps th
there. also we just got off the phone with adrian barnes. she is with baltimore city's department of transportation. she is putting out an urgent transportation alert to people that are downtown baltimore right now. she is telling them if you're downtown in this general area it is best to try and stay downtown for the time being. they're trying to ease up some of this traffic gridlock that we've been seeing here from sky high chopper 13. if you do have to leave downtown, try using the south side or some of the tunnels to get out of downtown. if you have to leave downtown and go north, go north and try to avoid light streets. these water main breaks they have been a huge problem in baltimore over the last decade or so. there have been a number of them. there are some real amazing estimates of how much money it would cost to fix these problems. hundreds of millions of the dollars in baltimore alone to fix this infrastructure. until that funding comes through, we're going to see many of these. the water main is still broken. it is a 20-inch main. back to you. >> thank you. stay with
river. baltimore city, delays, issues light, bond, baltimore, lumbar, dealing with issues and delays this morning. lane closures, due to a water main break and orioles are in town. that's an issue by 5:00 this evening. avoid parts of the stadium or the roads surrounding the stadium. 695, liberty, starting to get busy at this hour. we have a camera to show you. there is 895, o'donnell street. smooth sailing making your way towards harbor tunnel. a 4 minute ride. 95 to 83, cruising at 11 minutes between the two points, 795 to 95. that's a 12 minute commute. another check on traffic in a little bit. >>> many of you sounding off on the facebook page about sanctions handed down to penn state. the school was punished for failing to protect children from sexual abuse by jerry sandusky. a $60 million fine, one year's revenue for the football program. also no bowl games for four years. the removal of all wins dating back to 1998. head coach joe paterno, no longer the winningest coach in history. >> no price the ncaa can levee will repair the damage inflighted byger -- inflicted by jerry sandu
their presence at local theaters. >> i get it. it makes sense to me. >> reporter: baltimore city is county police are saying people heading to the movies should expect to see more officers on patrol. >> just simply a precaution and extra resources. >> reporter: police don't know of threat to local theaters, movie-goers were happy to see the extra security. >> whether it happens for the first time or copycat. >> reporter: this security expert is saying that consumers can do their part. >> if they feel in their guts and observing something that is unusual, they should notify authorities immediately. because the little pieces might say lives. >> reporter: and theaters are making steps to make sure that people feel secure. amc released this statement. >> that is the best thing. people want to go out and enjoy themselves. >> reporter: some movie theaters are doing bag checks. reporting live, monique griego, eyewitness news. >> all right. so, again, here's what we know right now the suspect is 24- year-old james holmes. he had four guns and 6,000 rounds of ammunition that he purchased on the
over the raise for the baltimore city fire chief. the board of estimates approved a new contract that i want cludz a raise -- that includes a raise of 18% by 2018. the raise caused an uproar in the union. today the chief said if firefighters do not get their raise he will donate his to the city department's fire foundation. >>> a surprise sentencing for a woman in federal court this morning. the feds say she injected a potentially dangerous form of silicone into the butt of several clients. mike hellgren is live. >> reporter: good afternoon. kim ber berly it -- kimberly smedly faces a lot of jail time. the key witness turned on the prosecution. >> one of kimberly's supports told reporters to go home as she left the courthouse for what was supposed to be a quick sentencing hearing. she pleaded guilty earlier this year for her role in what federal prosecutors say was an operation injecting the butt of women with central grade silicone. >> you can't inject it into somebody's body. >> the sentencing went array when prosecutors called her exboyfriend to testify for them. they already secure
montgomery county... one from wicomico county... nd one from baltimore city.health officials remind residents that humid cooditions can lead to heatstroke and heat exhaustiin. that brings us to our qqestion of the day.we are asking you aaain if you are satisfied &pwith the mergency response t the ssvere storms. head to our facebook page and join the discussion. you can also comment from your mobile device, juss search fox baltimore and find us onlinee is churning ff to our ast.ms - east.will theyyhii baltimore or will we be spared this time. time. let's go to chief meteorologist vytas reid 33 the hunt is on for the gunman who shot two people inneast bal. baltimore.it happened near the intersection of preston and north spring stteet... about found the victimmunresponsive when they arrived.homicide &pinvestiiators were callld to the scene...no worr on any suspects. police say thee're ready for fill the inner harbor for the f. &pfourth.janice park is live at there's heightennd security s, follooing last year's marred by violence. janicee they have a nn tolerance y policy this yea
:47 right now. and there's a new blueprint for improving the baltimore city police department. the fraternal order of police created a plan to cut crime and taxes. union leaders say that the department needs to enhance recruiting and officer benefits if they want to continue with recent success in cutting violent crime. >> you have an fop here saying we don't need more police. what we need is better policing, a better deployment of the resources and taking better care of the police officers on the street who got the job done for you over the last four, five years. >> wants the department to require new recruits to have completed either two years of college or military service. the union brought in a consulting group and compared the city's police department to those in other major cities to come up with the list of recommendations. >>> hundreds of public service workers in scranton, pennsylvania including the mayor have now cut their pay to minimum wage. the mayor went against the court order when he slashed the wages. he says the city had no choice with a $16 million deficit and simply can'
to loren cook, she has a check of the traffic. >>> breaking news in baltimore city, there is a house fire onlinwood at fayette street. if you are traveling in the area, stick with lakewood as your alternate route. no problems to tell you about on 95, nice and clear, heading towards 495, towards the tunnel. harrisburg expressway, hunt valley, everything up to speed. once you get onto the beltway, here is what it looks like. bel air, 11 minutes from 95 to 83. that's a look at your abc 2 time saver traffic. >>> new video of angry passengers at an airport in dallas, texas. they had to make an emergency landing after a cease disruption on their flight. ñ' >>> five things you need to know on this tuesday morning. leaders from maryland food bank and at&t will open a new network enhancing connectivity, allowing the staff to be in contact with one another throughout the workday. >>> stephanie rawlings blake is joining notre dame helping kick off the national cancer prevention study, the american cancer society is looking for volunteers to help researchers understand the genetic environmental an
. >>> this noon baltimore city police are waiting for an tops autopsy. derek valcourt has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: police do not know exactly what happened here. in fact, they are not certain how long this woman had been dead. >> saturday night just before 7:00 police were called to this apartment building, on 29th street in charles village. inside one of the apartments they found a badly decomposing body of a woman. police say it appears she had been dead for one week and her corpse was not alone. >> there was an individual who was inside of the apartment with her. she was taken into custody and questioned. at this point no charges have been brought. >> the woman's body has been sent for an autopsy and police are waiting to determine her cause of death and if charges will be filed. >> reporter: police say they do know who they woman is but are not releasing her identity yet. she's 41 and that apartment was not hers. jessica. >> thank you . commuters in downtown baltimore will have to deal with traffic detours for a few more weeks. light street will continue to
apart the asphalt. >> this is the nature of the aging infrastructure in many large cities. baltimore is not an exception. >> reporter: a water main break two weeks ago. and yesterday, a 20-feet deep, 2-feet wide, and 6 feet long sinkhole, opening into a storm drain built into the 1930s. >> right now, we are sending a crew in to do a walk-in inspection of the large storm drain under the street. >> reporter: sky eye chopper 13 over the scene, showing a gaping hole in the middle of the street. causing confusion amongst pedestrians navigating their way on closed roads. >> just a little -- a few customers coming in. >> reporter: the city says it is taking the necessary measures to find and fix the problems. so far, crews have used a camera underground to look at the engage -- damage. scan water mains and check the sewer drains to make sure they're intact. >> it will give us an indication of what needs to be done in order to make a correction. >> reporter: but some say that correction will be just another temporary fix for a permanent problem. >> they need another system. >> i don't see wh
. we still do not know the particulars of what the incident was about. baltimore city police have shut down both north and southbound between belvedere. but we will update you as we get more information. >> in addition to the penn state story, james holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 58 others, faced a judge for the first time today. the initial hearing was held this morning. it give us the first public glimpse of the suspect since his alleges that murderous rampage. we have more from arapahoe county, colorado. >> good evening. it was a packed house. five family members of victims as they've got the first glimpse of the man responsible for changing their lives and community forever. >> these are the first public images of james homes since the attack, the picture of the evil for so many watching including family members of the victims. >> he looked demonic or something. >> the 24-year-old is accused of plotting for months before carrying out a murderous rampage. his hair was dyed bright fitting descriptions just after the massacre when he told police he was the j
to the city as part of a settlement. baltimore sued wells fargo accusing sub prime lending practices targeting minority neighborhoods. baltimore will get $7.5 million for lending assistance programs. the settlement includes restitution for effected city residents. >>> a plane full of passengers looks on at bwi as two flight attendants are rushed from the tarmac to the hospital. as kai jackson explains, hazmat crews were brought in to search the plane. >> sky chopper 13 is high above bwi airport after southwest airlines flight 709 made its scheduled landing with an emergency on board. >> the airplane is parked at gait a-1. >> the flight originated in virginia. authorities say at some point in the air a flight attendant became sick. once the plane landed it was determined a second flight attendant was also ill, both complaining of nausea. >> authorities say after the flight landed at bwi the two stick flight attendants were taken to the hospital and a has malt team with the ann arundel county fire department inspected the plane. >> they did air samples to see what would have been the cause. they
in november. they would also consider allowing table games at the state slots only casinos. >>> baltimore city fire chief james clack says if his guys don't get a ray, he is going to donate his. the board of estimates approved a 2% raise for one day after the city closed two of the fire companiesch the chief says his firefighters are negotiating a raise offer and union president says that the chief's actions is admirationable -- admirationable but a offer for increased pay with more hours is not fair. >>> we have seen dogs do it and a squirrel do it but have you seen a goat do it? >> this video is impressive. how a goat owner was able to get his animals on the beach and on the surfboard. >> the uproar over the u.s. olympic uniform for the summer games in london. why some are saying the patriotic uniforms are unamerican. >> and maryland's most powerful radar is picking up on showers. i will tell you if this batch of rain moves into the area. details coming up. lauren. >> reporter: well, everything is up to speed on 695 at bel air road. i will show you what 83 looks like coming up on good mornin
zero in new york city. that is a total of 641 miles. we caught up with them in baltimore today, as they ran through our city. the run will raise money for the wiewrnded warrior project that helps-- wounded warrior project that helps raise money for injured servicemen. >> good luck to them. >> semper fi. >>> still ahead. missing from capitol hill. what is keeping congressman jesse jackson, jr., from work. and what his father is saying today. >>> fierce flooding and rain fills up texas and one roadside rescue. >>> i remember wanting to get there. >> the victim turns into the rescuer. how an injured surgeon's quick thinking helped save a paramedic's life. >>> it is a mild summer afternoon. but could the heat be getting cranked back up? well, tim hinted at it. stay with us. your updated first warning weather forecast is coming up. ,,,, hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> it's partly cloudy. 85 degrees in central maryland right now. the complet
will be in effect. the state department confirmed eight more heat related deaths. two in baltimore city, two in baltimore county, two in ann arundel county. >>> 6 0 days, that's how long the governor is giving a plan of energy advisors. the damages caused by the storms and widespread outages led to the governor to issue an executive order given the energy leaders a mandate to come up with a plan. >>> in a few hours we should find out whether a special session will be h -- held to expand gambling. stay with wjz >>> president obama had an event in new orleans. he was speaking to members of the national urban league. >> you're competing against people in beijing and bangalore. they're not hanging out. they're not getting over. they're not playing video games. they're not watching real housewives. >> there you go. the president of the united states knows what real housewives is. we did it we broke america. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> i was wondering if you had a favorite real housewives story to share. charlie goes i'll pass. >> one of the main mysteries in the penn stat
now died from heat-related illnesses here in maryland this summer. 10 of them in baltimore city. >> like the others, they follow the same pattern. they tend to be older. all of them are over the age of 45. they're distributed around the state. >> reporter: the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions are most vulnerable. and that message is getting out. >> if you do have somebody elderly in your family, you do need to check on them. especially if they don't have air conditioning. >> reporter: one step that could prevent the death toll from rising as we head into august. maryland has issued 12 heat advisories this summer already. meghan mccorkell, wjz eyewitness news. >> stay with wjz for first warning weather coverage of this heat. to get updates on the forecast, log onto wjz.com. >>> well, new weather alerts are coming to the bay bridge to protect drivers during dangerous storms. the transportation authority will upgrade its early warning system, allowing it to close the bridge more quickly when strong wind gusts hit. they hope to guard against incidents, such as t
. update on the situation in baltimore city. light street closed between east baltimore and east lombard. also fleet street between south caroline and southbound. light drive on 795. this traffic report is brought to you by toyota and you local toyota dealer. now is the time to jump to toyota to find out how many ways there are to save when you buy right. now it's time for manic monday. >>> all right. ron matz, good morning. how was your vocation? did you re-- vacation? did you relax? >> reporter: very relaxing, didn't do a lot, just sat on my posterior for a year. >> did you go to the ocean? what did you do? >> reporter: i was away. undisclose ed d location. >> i understand. you have enough of that during your normal life. >> reporter: jessica, good morning to you. >> hi, ron. >> reporter: great to see you. we have a great group. they are ready to rock and roll. ladies and gentlemen, from ownings mills ebi. a couple of quick announcements. let me say hi to kelly in westminster and my aunt peggy. get well soon. all right. ebi, aleisha come up here. how are you? >> i'm good. >> reporter:
by this scheme. >> reporter: is there any doubt in your mind that these banks hurt the city of baltimore? >> absolutely no doubt. we cannot stand by when we feel that we are being cheated. >> reporter: stephanie rawlings- blake, the mayor of baltimore, says the libor manipulation hurt america's cities at the worst possible time, the height of the recession. as the city balanced a budget deficit by closing fire stations, recreational centers, and schools, the mayor says the banks added to the deficit with artificially low interest rates that underpaid the city on investments. officials estimate the loss at up to several million dollars. given the deficit that you faced to begin with-- $65 million, $68 million-- are you saying the banks piled on? >> you're talking about $1 million or $2 million-- that, you know, that's a fire company, that's recreation centers, that's, you know, services that our city needs, and we're going to fight for that. >> reporter: in downtown baltimore, the head of the firefighters union, michael campbell, says the closing of some fire stations slowed down the resp
. >> dozens of processors gathered outside about the super block project in west baltimore. the city board of estimates gave a thumbs-up to the proposal. a waiver would be followed by five years of incremental tax increases. the full city council still needs to approve that council. the dispute between the mayor and the comptroller continues. pratt contends that the mayor is circumventing the procurement process with the phones. >> they want a response to her. you don't have to vote no to a contract -- >> during the meeting, a motion for a new phone system contract with ibm was rejected. the door was left open for some further negotiations. >> take a look at this video. crews were called to cherry hill on wednesday evening. a mat caught fire and spread throughout the playground. penn state has an investigation into the jerry sandusky situation. we have the latest from state college, pennsylvania. >> as jerry sandusky sits in a jail, some await another verdict. >> our mandate is clear. >> penn state hired louis freeh in november to lead an independent investigation into the school's handli
. >>> and the board of estimates has approved a pay raise for baltimore city fire chief james clack. clack will receive increment sal salary increases through january of 2018. the raise request comes at the time when two fire companies were forced to close due to budgetary problems, a third remains open through october. that's a look at your news, weather and traffic. another check of weather and traffic in a half hour. until then back to new york for "good morning america." have a great day. >>> oh, my. >> as we continue to watch this video. i mean, you think you have a fish. you do have a fish. and the shark says, no. that's my fish. >> it is the shark's fish. >> it is the shark's fish. the surprising family vacation. and we're going to talk to them live. they're good enough to join us via skype on vacation. can they hear the music? we're going to talk to them. >> don't go back in the water. >>> also, ahead, katie and suri. see them on camera there. a little day at the zoo. there they are. went to the zoo. had a good day together. we're going to look at suri's life after her parents' spl
nearly 7-hundred-thirty thousand dollars this week to all 23 counties. baltimore city received about a quarter of the funds. the agency says maryland's sex offender registry contains nearly 8- hundred names. the governor is expected to call for a special session on gambling today. today.governor o'malley is expected to call lawmakers back the week of august 6th to consider measures legalizing table games.the bill would also authorize m-g-m entertainment to build a casino at the national harbor.... something that is sparking a lot of debate. (carter) "you can't just rubber stamp just because national harbor is a nice place and has a lot of money, you can't just say they're going to have a location, it's got to be open to others and there have to be chances for small and minority businesses to grow well." well."supporters say the national harbor casino would create jobs and bring additional revenue to fund maryland schools. the n-f-l is starting a new health program for its current and former players. players.the program will better assist players with physical and mental health... a
means that landlords cannot evict tenants for owning pit bulls. >>> baltimore's city fire chief getting a raise. the city council approved a new 6 year contract. by the ended -- end of the deal his salary will be $28,000 higher than his current pay. three city fire companies just closed due to budget constraints. >>> ann arundel county police are forced to use a taser on a man running naked through the street. police found james frederick brown partly nude. police say he threatened officers resisted arrest and it took several officers and a taser ♪ ♪ >>> welcome back to "cbs this morning." the enchanting unusual broadway musical "once" took home eight tony awards last month, including best musical. >> oscar independent film in 1996. tells the story of an irish musician and immigrant drawn together by love of music. >> the show's gifted star, steve kazee and cristin milioti are here. >> great to have you here. full disclosure, anybody associated with this show i became obsessed after seeing it. this is a lot of people feel go in not knowing what to expect and walk out of
at our top stories this morning. baltimore city fire chief james clack says he is serious about getting a raise for city firefighters. the board of estimates approved a contract extension and an increase of 18% in his pay over a five-year period. the move sparked outrage from union members. the chief called 98 rock that he would donate his race to a nonprofit fire foundation its rank-and-file firefighters were not issued their own pay raise next year. here is sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> a few problems, but nothing too bad. the one accident we have at patapsco avenue, be careful there. this one is clearing from the shoulder now. eastbound 7 and hoods mill road. all lanes are open. charles street and bellona ave, traffic lights are on flash. we have the same situation south at washington boulevard. as far as delays, let's give you a live view of traffic. southbound traffic looks heavy here at 295 and 175. let's switch to a live view of j.f.x. and northern parkway. checks out just fine. over to you, tony. >> you probably noticed high, then cloud cover to start the day. we do no
. i am mindy basara. here is a look at one of our top stories. the baltimore city board of estimates approves a new contract and pay raise for fire chief james clack. jack young and joan pratt voted against the agreement. it comes the same week two fire companies shut down and the third is set to close this fall. >> typical summer day in baltimore. warm, not to humid. highs in the upper eighties to around 90 but perhaps a better chance for rain beginning of next week.
, fox45 news at 5. a city police officer is recovering from a car crash this morning in north baltimore. baltimore.this is the scene about 10-30 this morning on the alameda and 33rd street. you can see the officers patrol car... pretty banged up... the front bumper torn off... and the passengers side dented... the other car.... also had damage to the front end.the officer was taken to the hospital but is expected to be ok... no word on the cause of the crash. a... firefighter is injured.../ and... 16 people... displaced... after... an... early morning fire in randallstown...//.the ... 2-alarmer... broke out... on... yennar lane... off... liberty road... around... 2 a-m...//.a... firefighter was hurt ../ .after being hit... by... drywall../ he... was... treated and released... a... short time ago...//. meantime,... 12 apartments... were damaged.../ but... all... residents... were able... to... get out. ((my alarm started going off.... for help.)) help.))displaced families... will be moved... to... vacant apartments ... in... the s
.he is seeking the declaration for the city of baltimore and calvert, charles, kent, montgomery and saint mary's counties. b-g-e announced today that its seeking rate increases for both electric and gas distribution. company officials say they asked state regulators for the increase today...to help comply with recently enacted state and federally reliability and safety requirements. the rate hike would increase electric bills by seven dollars and twenty-two cents per month.and increase gas by four dollars and sixty-two cents per month. if approved...... rates are expected to go up in february. the company also sought an increase in rates in 20-10. more than... 50 homes... will... weekend.../ after... a... water main break.../ ruptured ... in... the ásameá sinkhole ... that... led... to a... brokee gas line... in... east baltimore. this ... the scene...wednesday.../ when... the city...wass forced to close... 4 blocks... from... east monument... to... milton street .../ the.. sinkhole... also... forced.. several... businesses
with temperatures back into the 60s in many spots. 75 in baltimore. 74 ocean city and 72 fredericksburg. kind of partly to mostly sunny skies. and high temperatures where they should be, 89 in washington. 90 fredericksburg. changes in the forecast this weekend, details in a minute. tony and allison, back to both of you. >>> tucker, thank you. new this morning, in a few minutes, the internal report into the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal is expected to be released. it's from a team led by a former fbi director. they interviewed hundreds of people to find out how penn state university responded to warning signs that the former defensive coordinator was a serial child molester. a letter has surfaced from joe paterno and writes the issue is not a football scandal, but academic scandal. >>> more evidence is expected to be released today in the shooting death of trayvon martin. it will include statements from witnesses, police reports and notes and george zimmerman's calls to police. zimmerman was released from jail after posting bail last friday. he shot martin in february. he maintains he did i
on by the city of baltimore and several of its residents who said they were targeted for bad loans. >>> a new way for fight crime right on your smart phone. >> we are talking about apps, of course. a man created an app because he was fed up with being a victim. we'll show you how it all works coming up next. >>> welcome back. these days, there is a smart phone app for everything. this morning, we are talk bathe new app meant to help keep you safe. it is called prime push and it allows you to report a crime to police by hitting a button. >> the creator is a d.c. resident who has been the victim of a crime three times in the last eight months. audrey barnes explains. >> it is the lieu light in your pocket, like a little guardian angel. >> reporter: the blue light he is referring to is the glow of your smart phone equipped with a brand-new app called crime push. it is free and can be downloaded through itunes and google play stores. >> you can add picture, video are or audio evidence so the police can see exactly what air viewing. >> reporter: since it works off gps, par the might like the check-in
and will challenge anyone who says thht you need mor b odies on the street to make baltimore a safer city no you need to adjust your game plan ;29 ;29 mayor stephanie rawlings lakk's officc issued a statement....sayiig her office will thoroughly review the recommendations. a funeral home in south carolina is selling more ttan just coffins and uuns. urns.people mourning the loss to uy coffee and food... fromm a "starbucks" store recently puilt áinsidee the uneral home.the owner says he thinks &pit will hhlp soothe the pain of losing loved ooe. "if this provides them a little escape nd givee them a break from the sttess they're going through, then that's what it's all about. it's to mmke them feel better." (nats) (natssthis is the town's first-ever starbuckk.bbt 3 because it isn't a full-sizzd store... starbucks signs cannot be displayed outside of his building. mcdonalddss"special sauce" is nnt so secret anymorr... after spilled the beans on youtubee youtube.:44-:51 "here i have garllc powder, onion powddr, and he paprika..the paprika giies it a ittle flavor, but it also helps to enhance t
serious rain. almost 2 inches in northern sections of baltimore county. south of the city, downtown that, a little more than half inch almost. and bwi just a quarter. south of us, almost nothing fell on the lower eastern shore. and not very much either, far western maryland. hagerstown only had 9/100ths of an inch. tonight, areas will get downpours. others won't see a drop. >>> thank you, bob. let's go check on the roads with kristy breslin. she's at wjz traffic control. hello, kristy. >>> delays pretty much everywhere. traveling on that west side inner loop, expect at least 25 minutes to security boulevard. on the north side of the inner loop, delays stretch there from york road around the perring parkway. and northbound 95, that's one long delay. begins at 395 and goes well past whitemarsh boulevard. westbound heavy from the patapsco river bridge to the beltway. also eastbound very heavy there, as you make your way towards the beltway. as far as city accidents go, plenty of them. west franklin at pulaski. north carolina, east fayette. and curtis avenue at ben hill. let's take a live lo
hard now across much of howard county, maryland. this is headed to the city of baltimore. if you're traveling this morning and going up i-95 be ready for rain chances for sure. forecast for today, present of clouds around, a passing shower cannot be ruled out this afternoon. today's highs upper 80s. >>> well, there's going to be a lot of hit-and-miss showers today. if you want help for your daily forecast hour by hour, go to weather.com. >> catching up with the rolling stones, who have been rocking for a half century now. and should you lease or buy your next car? we'll weigh the pros and cons of each option right after this. as fibromyalgia, thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. and for some people, it can work in as early as the first week of treatment. so now i can plan my days and accomplish more. lyrica is not for everyone. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor righ
baltimore's mayor took some peat wednesday ovee her decision to give the fire chief raise... at the same time she is shutting down city's board of estimates &papproved two percenttraise for fire chief james clack weenesday. the mayor deffnded the pay hike, citing a decreese in fire deaths nder leaders took aim at the timingg of the raise... arguing it wws they're askinn clack to give 3 p0:41:07(sot with mike campbell)"this truly is kick in the stomach of eecc offmy forgooten. chief cllck hould show true leadership by refusing the raise until the rrnk and file rceieve one" raise also comes as thier members are being askkd to pay higher premiums for hhalth anticipation is building this morning... over what will be released in he jerry sandusky .. penn state sex abuse report. as andrew spencer explaans... aa internal review into how the school handled tte allegations is due out just hours from nnw. now. "the allegationssthat have that have been brought ree extraordinarily serious."louis freeh's inneeendent novvmber.penn state's board of trrstees hired the former fbb director and
inhumanity. >> pay phones in new york city are. [audio not understandable] >> as we go to break a live look down at federal hill in baltimore. you are waking up to what's new in maryland. we are back in a bit. ñ' >>> five things to know about on this friday morning. a judge will hear oral arguments on both sides of the lawsuit stemming from the bp oil spill of 2010. workers claimed they were sickened by the chemicals used to clean up oil. >>> vince gray speaks to the media today about calls for his resignation and the investigation into his 2010 campaign. he is accused of use more than $650,000 in illegal funds to win the election. >>> and lieutenant governor anthony brown presides over the largest ever state trooper graduation. it's the largest crass in the 91 year history of the academy. >>> ray rice holds an antibullying event tonight in columbia. the goal of the event is to raise awareness about bullying in schools and teen suicide. gates open at 6. >>> starbucks is breaking ground on the newest u.s. manufacturing plant in augusta georgia. they will be the first ever company owned faci
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 59 (some duplicates have been removed)